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What high-ranking elected officials in the Republican Party need most right now is a fool. Not the kind who’s addled or stupid, but a wise fool who is allowed to take the liberty to speak truth ...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 07:42 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Rick Santorum would be the GOP's ideal presidential candidate in 2012. Embracing a moveable moderate like Mitt Romney would be a horrible mistake for today's Republican Party. Since 2010's off-...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jan 08, 2012 at 10:29 PM PST with 2 Recommends
What a time it is to be a believer! With one minor exception, the GOP's declared candidates for President are out on the hustings, actively promoting the socio-religious agenda of the Far Right. At ...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 06:43 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
It was an unusually warm day last week at my local state fair. I was busy helping staff the Democratic Party's booth there when a hot-headed working class woman angrily marched up and started ...
by Adodie
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Sep 05, 2011 at 03:01 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Dear Speaker Boehner, It's tough to be you. Your majority is a Great Hall full of Princes and Princesses, 240 of them (counting you), each from their own principality where they prevailed in the ...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 06:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
If you think Citizens United was bad, just give republicans a chance to pick the next one or more supreme court justices. Handing corporations free reign to manipulate the political system was only ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Apr 30, 2011 at 04:48 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I really do believe that the craziness displayed by the radical right in general and those who are involved in the Tea Party in particular - has lowered the level of not just political discourse, ...
by RockyMtnLib
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Apr 23, 2011 at 09:52 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
So, like many of you, I'm a politics dork . . . like a really, really big politics dork. I can hear your jaw hitting the keyboard is stricken disbelief. A whuh?!? Can it possibly be true?
by daveinchi
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu Mar 03, 2011 at 08:33 AM PST with 104 Recommends
So, why would a dyed in the wool liberal extol the virtues of Michele Bachmann? Read on...
by myles spicer
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Sep 01, 2010 at 08:25 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
In thinking about Glen Beck's "Rally for Honor" on August 28th, the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech on the very same spot, I do have to ask myself: why is there not a "
by jblossom
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 26, 2010 at 12:46 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I talk to people every day. People who are really pretty smart. I watch as people get angry at President Obama for seemingly having not only caused all of today’s problems but apparently ...
by Player
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 09:43 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Depressing news : A Dutch anti-Islam party has more than doubled its seats in parliament in a national vote, though it ...
by Desbrisay
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 05:53 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Republican Party has been dominated by radicals ... who, at a fundamental level, do not accept anyone else’s right to govern. Hastening ... a return to power is ...
by Burt Hall
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 05, 2010 at 01:26 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This will be a brief meta diary. Today I have had the pleasure of reading two diaries with Palin's name in the title, both of which were well argued, about what the best strategy for Progressives is ...
by randomfacts
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Apr 11, 2010 at 07:58 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
A report by liberal advocacy group People for the American Way called “(Pre)Viewing the Right-Wing Playbook on Immigration” has pulled from years of expertise on the right to ...
by Lets Breakthrough
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 08, 2010 at 02:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The state of our politics is not good and getting worse with each presidential term. Our country is steadily declining. It's time to stop the far-right trend of undermining government when out of ...
by Burt Hall
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 18, 2010 at 10:02 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
There are doubtless many disgruntled and disappointed progressives in the Democratic party. But we must hope that there are few that would "kill the bill" at this point. I have seen a lot of this ...
by TheTrucker
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 11:17 PM PST with 3 Recommends
"Fast away the old year passes" as the old carol goes. And it is at this time of the year that my thoughts turn to family and friends who have left us over the years and the memories of them and the ...
by tjlabs
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 06:27 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Yet another crack in in the conservative movement: Charles Johnson , founder of conservative group blog Little Green Footballs and co-...
by John Campanelli
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Dec 01, 2009 at 10:30 AM PST with 75 Recommends
Way back in October of 2007, I joined Redstate in an attempt to engage in some type of debate with Republicans. Well, after waiting the 24 hour period before I could post (seriously?), I was banned ...
by bobcatgrad
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 06:25 AM PST with 4 Recommends